Chinese Zoologists in SI Commons

ID: SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-4346]

Creator: Farrar, Richard

Form/Genre: Black-and-white negatives

Date: 1972

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-4346

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Members of a group of Chinese zoologists who came to present giant pandas Hsing-Hsing and Ling-Ling to the National Zoo dining in the Commons in the Smithsonian Institution Building, or Castle, with David Challinor, Assistant Secretary for Science, Theodore Reed, Director of the National Zoological Park, Daniel J. Boorstin, Director of the National Museum of History and Technology, and Michael Collins, Director of the National Air and Space Museum.


  • Challinor, David
  • Reed, Theodore H
  • Boorstin, Daniel J (Daniel Joseph) 1914-2004
  • Collins, Michael 1930-
  • Smithsonian Institution Photographic Services Division
  • Smithsonian Institution Building (Washington, D.C.)
  • National Zoological Park (U.S.)


  • Digital contact sheet available.
  • Requested from Photographic Services Division by Office of Special Events.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives, Acc. 11-009, Image No. 72-4346

Repository Loc.

Smithsonian Institution Archives Capital Gallery, Suite 3000, MRC 507; 600 Maryland Avenue, SW; Washington, DC 20024-2520


  • 1972
  • April 18, 1972

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Black-and-white negatives

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SIA Acc. 11-009 [72-4346]

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